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Larry Fessenden & Rob Kuhns on BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD: Inside the Fantastique [FULL VIDEO]

From the societal upheavals of the 1960’s to the not-all-that-more-quiescent twenty-first century, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD has managed to chill the blood of horror lovers everywhere and simultaneously cast an unsettling light on the media, racial politics, and the American way of life in general. Now there’s a new documentary, BIRTH OF THE LIVING [...]

Larry Fessenden & Rob Kuhns on BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD: Inside the Fantastique [AUDIO ONLY]

Larry Fessenden & Rob Kuhns on BIRTH OF THE LIVING DEAD: Inside the Fantastique [AUDIO ONLY]

From the societal upheavals of the 1960’s to the not-all-that-more-quiescent twenty-first century, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD has managed to chill the blood of horror lovers everywhere and simultaneously cast an unsettling light on the media, racial politics, and the American way of life in general. Now there’s a new documentary, [...]

Zombie Movie Gallery: 1932-2013

Zombie Movie Gallery: 1932-2013

Ever since WHITE ZOMBIE (1932) introduced movie audiences to the classic image of the zombie (a mindless revived corpse, directed by a Voodoo houngan [priest]), the restless dead have been shambling across the silver screen in various shapes and sizes, eventually throwing off the shackles of their masters and developing strange new appetites (first for [...]

Sense of Wonder: Night of the Living Dead and the Riddle of Racism

Sense of Wonder: Night of the Living Dead and the Riddle of Racism

While posting “Anatomy of a Horror Film: Night of the Living Dead” yesterday, I was struck by something that has occurred to me several times over the years. In case you have not yet read the article (which was originally published in the printed version of Cinefantasitque magazine – Volume 4, Number 1 – back [...]

Anatomy of a Horror Film: Night of the Living Dead

Anatomy of a Horror Film: Night of the Living Dead

EDITORIAL NOTE: It’s October, the month of Halloween horror – the season of vampires, bats, witches, and zombies. We here at Cinefantastique Online are celebrating the season with the upcoming release of the new all-zombie issue of Cinefantastique magazine – the first issue printed since 2006! As part of the celebration, we are posting this [...]

Zombies at Toy Fair

Zombies at Toy Fair

NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD figures and other Zombies invade trade show.

Oh What a ‘Night’: Looking Back at the ‘Living Dead’

Oh What a ‘Night’: Looking Back at the ‘Living Dead’

Just in time for the pre-Halloween gift-giving crush comes this breezily entertaining yet critically informative tome on the evolution, production, and aftermath of 1968’s seminal horror film, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD.

Joe Kane, a.k.a. The Phantom of the Movies, has been covering the exploitation and B-movie scene for thirty-plus years. As editor of the tabloid [...]

Laserblast, August 24: Lost The Final Season & Lost The Complete Collection

Laserblast, August 24: Lost The Final Season & Lost The Complete Collection

Also this week: TIME BANDITS on Blu-ray, DORIAN GRAY, SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: REANIMATED, Midnight Horror Collections

Laserblast Home Video, July 27: Clash of the Titans, Repo Men

Laserblast Home Video, July 27: Clash of the Titans, Repo Men

Tuesday, July 27 sees 20-something horror, fantasy, and science fiction titles released on DVD, Blu-ray, and/or Video on Demand: including CLASH OF THE TITANS, REPO MEN, BATMAN: UNDER THE RED HOOD, NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: REANIMATED, METROPOLIS, and ATOM AGE VAMPIRE.

RiffTrax: Night of the Living Dead - DVD Review

RiffTrax: Night of the Living Dead – DVD Review

You have to give the RiffTrax crew credit for nerve if nothing else. Back when they were aboard the Satellite of Love, as part of the cult television cable hit MYSTERY SCIENCE THEATER 3000, Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy, and Bill Corbett targeted the worst of the worst cinematic slime, the oozing putrescence from the lowest depths of [...]